Hemisema Moth - Tachystola hemisema | SocalFauna.net

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Hemisema Moth (Tachystola hemisema)

Arthropoda > Insecta > Lepidoptera > Gelechioidea > Oecophoridae

Native to southeastern Australia (NSW,VIC); I've recorded this species in California twice since 2014 but it is otherwise unrecorded from North America. As such, the date of its introduction and whether or not it has or will become permanently established here is yet unknown.

View Sightings (2 total, most recently on 03/14/2015)

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